•   Duration: 12 Days
  •  Activities: Trekking
  •   Trip Grade: Easy
  •   Departure from: Kathmandu
  •   Arrival on: Kathmandu
  •   Destination: Nepal
  •  Group size: 2-10 Pax
  •  Best Seasons: Feb, Mar, Apri, May, June, Sep, Oct, Nov & Dec
  •   Trip Mode: Teahouse

Trip Overview

Machhapuchhre the fishtailed mountain is believed to be one of the homes of Lord Shiva. At the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you will see Annapurna 1, South Annapurna, Gangapurna, and Hiunchuli up close. You come across a variety of vegetation surrounded by fern, bamboo, and rhododendrons. At Sinuwa forest gets dense you see a lot of Oak trees.

Moreover, when you move higher towards deurali, the forest gives way to tall grass. You will find trees that are used to make paper by the locals and are called Daphne. You pass through a roaring river called Modi Khola. The Annapurna Conservation area is home of 474 birds, 102 mammals, flowering plants and creatures. Food will be served at teahouse in Nepali cuisine. Ghandruk is the biggest village in this area. Pokhara is the gateway to the Annapurna region. Kong Rong is located on top of a ridge. We descend from Kongrong towards kimrong and cross kimrong Khola. Chomrong is the gateway towards Annapurna Sanctuary.

The trail to Sinuwa is lined with trees and forests and from there you will be entering the Sanctuary area. As you reach bamboo you can hear gushing sound of running river Modi Khola. Ascending to Dovan is the most beautiful walks of this trek. From Dovan gradual and steep ascent leads to Machhapuchhre base camp.

After coming from Deurali to Machhapuchhre base camp and two and a half hours you will reach Annapurna base camp. It is an Alpine terrain with grasslands on a rocky mountain. Hence, you will be heading the same trail back to bamboo. This is perhaps the longest trek. From Bamboo, we head to Jhinu Danda and trek to Nayapul where this Annapurna Base Camp Trek ends. Then we leave for Kathmandu for the final departure.

Above all The Annapurna Base Camp can be done in all season round but sometimes in the winter season, the base camp may be closed due to level of snow.

Outline Itinerary

    • Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu via airport and transfer to hotel
    • Day 02: Sightseeing and trek preparation
    • Day 03: Fly to Pokhara and trek to Ghandruk.
    • Day 04: Ghandruk to Chhomrong
    • Day 05: Chhomrong to Bamboo
    • Day 06: Bamboo- Deurali
    • Day 07: Deurali to Machhapuchhre base camp
    • Day 08: Machhapuchhre base camp to Annapurna base camp
    • Day 09: Annapurna base camp to Bamboo (8 hours.)
    • Day 10: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda
    • Day 11: Trek to Nayapul and fly to Kathmandu
    • Day 12: Departure.

Detail Itinerary

Day
1
Arrive to Kathmandu via airport and transfer to hotel
Day
2
Sightseeing and trek preparation
Day
3
Fly to Pokhara and trek to Ghandruk
Day
4
Ghandruk to Chhomrong
Day
5
Chhomrong to Bamboo
Day
6
Bamboo- Deurali
Day
7
Deurali to Machhapuchhre base camp
Day
8
Machhapuchhre base camp to Annapurna base camp
Day
9
Annapurna base camp to Bamboo (8 hours.)
Day
10
Bamboo to Jhinu danda
Day
11
Trek to Nayapul and fly to Kathmandu
Day
12
Departure

Cost Included

  • All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport pick up and drop
  • Kathmandu city tours inclusive of all entry fees, tour guides, private vehicles
  • Full board meals with tea or coffee during trek and climb
  • Government licensed English speaking trekking and climbing guide during climb and trek
  • Climbing equipments like rope, ice screw, snow bar
  • First aid medical kit
  • Annapurna conservation permit fees
  • taxes and office service charges
  • Required porters
  • Two nights hotel in Kathmandu
  • Porter and guide insurance

Cost not Include

  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu or Pokhara
  • All the personal trekking and climbing gear
  • Personal insurance
  • Extra accommodation cost in Kathmandu, due to yearly arrival, late departure,early return from trekking and expedition due to any reason
  • Helicopter or chartered flight cost
  • All bottled drinks and snacks.

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